Benin

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Benin

Official name:Republic of Benin
Capital:Porto-Novo is the official capital; Cotonou is the seat of government
Area:total: 112,620 sq km
water: 2,000 sq km
land: 110,620 sq km
Climate:tropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north
Location:Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Nigeria and Togo
Geographic coordinates:9 30 N, 2 15 E
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than Pennsylvania
Land boundaries:total: 1,989 km
border countries: Burkina Faso 306 km, Niger 266 km, Nigeria 773 km, Togo 644 km
Coastline:121 km
Terrain:mostly flat to undulating plain; some hills and low mountains
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Mont Sokbaro 658 m

Map of Benin

Map of Benin

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